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U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.68%

Stock Markets Feb 05, 2019 04:25PM ET
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Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology, Industrials and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.68% to hit a new 1-month high, while the S&P 500 index added 0.47%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.74%.

The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Boeing Co (NYSE:BA), which rose 3.32% or 13.18 points to trade at 410.18 at the close. Meanwhile, DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) added 2.13% or 1.13 points to end at 54.26 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) was up 1.71% or 2.93 points to 174.18 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), which fell 0.78% or 0.33 points to trade at 42.11 at the close. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) declined 0.71% or 1.90 points to end at 266.31 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was down 0.60% or 0.59 points to 97.44.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) which rose 11.64% to 152.02, Leggett & Platt Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) which was up 9.76% to settle at 44.88 and Ralph Lauren Corp Class A (NYSE:RL) which gained 8.39% to close at 124.16.

The worst performers were Church & Dwight Company Inc (NYSE:CHD) which was down 7.51% to 60.46 in late trade, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) which lost 5.93% to settle at 41.85 and Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) which was down 3.55% to 152.76 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Amyris Inc (NASDAQ:AMRS) which rose 73.10% to 5.470, Evolus Inc (NASDAQ:EOLS) which was up 26.00% to settle at 25.83 and Internet Gold Golden Lines Ltd (NASDAQ:IGLD) which gained 22.06% to close at 0.83.

The worst performers were BioLineRx Ltd (NASDAQ:BLRX) which was down 40.23% to 0.439 in late trade, MDJM Ltd (NASDAQ:MDJH) which lost 21.25% to settle at 4.04 and Control4 Co (NASDAQ:CTRL) which was down 18.28% to 17.35 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the New York Stock Exchange by 1862 to 1145 and 119 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1386 rose and 1237 declined, while 87 ended unchanged.

Shares in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) rose to all time highs; up 3.32% or 13.18 to 410.18.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.02% to 15.57 a new 3-months low.

Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.01% or 0.15 to $1319.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.63% or 0.89 to hit $53.67 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 0.82% or 0.51 to trade at $62.00 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.24% to 1.1407, while USD/JPY rose 0.10% to 109.98.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 95.822.

U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.68%
 

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